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    Debian: DSA-3347-1: pdns security update

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    Pyry Hakulinen and Ashish Shakla at Automattic discovered that pdns, an authoritative DNS server, was incorrectly processing some DNS packets; this would enable a remote attacker to trigger a DoS by sending specially crafted packets causing the server to crash.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3347-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Sebastien Delafond
    September 02, 2015                    https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : pdns
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-5230
    
    Pyry Hakulinen and Ashish Shakla at Automattic discovered that pdns,
    an authoritative DNS server, was incorrectly processing some DNS
    packets; this would enable a remote attacker to trigger a DoS by
    sending specially crafted packets causing the server to crash. 
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 3.4.1-4+deb8u3.
    
    For the testing distribution (stretch) and unstable distribution
    (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 3.4.6-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your pdns packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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